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Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite Edition Review – Fly the Quadcopter by Using Your Smartphone

Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite Edition is a remote control quadcopter , that can be controlled by using your Android or iOS device. The device has been updated to meet the Federal Aviation Administration’s terms and condition requirements. Today I will provide you with an in-depth review analysis of Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Elite Edition.

Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite Edition

Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite Edition Review

All the small and big details about Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite Edition are listed below:

Drone Features

You can control the drone by using your Smartphone and share photos and video instantly on social media sites. In the below section, I have listed its main features:

  • 720P HD camera
  • Live streaming and recording to your phone or tablet
  • Steer the drone by using your tab or Smartphone
  • Standard battery life

So the point is crystal clear here. This drone is dedicated to those who want to capture HD video while flying a copter and share it instantly on various social media sites. So no doubt here, this drone will make  you a hero just in a blink of eyes. Hurry up! Plenty of likes and shares are waiting for you. Do not forget, the battery backup of the drone is also very good.

Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite Battery Life and Flight Time:

A fully charged Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite has the ability to fly for 12 minutes only. So if you want to extend your flight time I suggest you to carry an additional battery.

Ease of Use and Flying:

Flying this drone is really easy. If you have played FIFA or Modern Combat in your Smartphone, then you can easily control the drone. During the flight, you will see the live HD streaming you Smartphone or tab’s screen. It will give you an impression of being in the driver’s seat. All you need to do just download the AR app Free Flight on your device and enjoy flying the drone.

Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite Control

Camera Quality and Video Recording:

The drone comes up with a 720P HD camera. This camera has the ability to capture a video with 30 frame per second which is not superb but not so bad as well. The drone also has the ability to stream live video directly on your mobile while flying. The wide angle camera lens of the drone allow you to capture more. In the below section I have listed the main features of its camera.

  • 30 Frame per Second with 720P HD camera
  • Video streaming with low latency
  • Wide angle lens: diagonal 92 °
  • Basic Encoding Profile H264

The Good in Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Elite

  • Easy to use
  • Easy to fly
  • Good camera quality
  • Sensitive design
  • Basic Encoding Profile H264

The Bad in Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite

  • Flight time is too short
  • FPS can be extended during video recording. Presently, it is only 30 frames per second.

Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite  Edition Pricing:

This is a great drone that comes with 720P HD camera. Which you can use for both video and still photo capturing. You do not have to carry any additional controller for flying this drone. You can use your Smartphone for serving this purpose. You can grab this entire features for around $ 200 only. So overall I think buying this drone can be a great deal.



Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite Edition Customers’ Reactions:

The product got mixed reviews. Few said it is a great drone to buy for . Some said buying this drone is totally waste of money. The product got 49% 5 and 4-star review. On the other hand Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite got 37% of 1 and 2-star review. As a resultant, the drone got an overall 3 and a half star review. Read all the reviews here. 

Review Conclusion:

This is a great drone for starting aerial flying. So I suggest buying the drone only if you want to learn how to fly a drone. If you are a professional aerial flyer, I would like to suggest you to check  check Phantom 3 Professional Review. However as a semi pro you can also buy this drone as the drone offer features like live video recording and live streaming. So over all I think buying this drone will not be a bad choice if you are an amateur or semi pro. For any other Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 Elite Edition related quarries feel free to use the comment box below.


Abir Das is a content marketer of Drones, UAVs and Quadcopters. A writer by profession, an aerial flyer by passion.

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